Definition of eyrir in English:

eyrir

noun

  • A monetary unit of Iceland, equal to one hundredth of a krona.

    • ‘The old coin reckoning (1 mo¸rk = 8 aurar = 24 ørtogar = 240 pennies) was now changed, as far as the reckoned penny is concerned:’

Origin

Icelandic, from Old Norse, literally ‘ounce (of silver etc.), money’, probably from Latin aureus ‘golden, a golden coin’.

Pronunciation

eyrir

/ˈārir/